Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show Preview: Top Charter Yachts To See at FLIBS

With the fall boat show season in high gear, all eyes are on Fort Lauderdale and the largest boat show in the world, the 60th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show October 30-November 3. Spanning seven locations, the show boasts over $4 billion in products including boats and yachts of all sizes, worldwide debuts, plus a medley of marine products and accessories to enhance the nautical lifestyle. From yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts, this show has something for everyone! The 2019 show will feature some of the best charter yachts available on the market today, available for viewing by appointment only. Below are a few of our tops picks for charter yachts to see in the show.

LA DEA II | 160′ Trinity 2007/2018 | Guests: 12 | Staterooms: | Crew: 9

From: $180,000 per week plus expenses

Experts View: LA DEA II is fast and comfortable with a huge water toy inventory and amenities too many to list. This handsome tri-deck yacht boasts the newest audio-visual and communications systems, gorgeous interior and large exterior lounging spaces.


FAR FROM IT | 142′ Richmond 2008/2019 | Guests: 10 | Staterooms: | Crew: 9

From: $135,000 per week plus expenses

Experts View: The crew on FAR FROM IT will make your charter experience like no other. Based in the Bahamas and towing a 33’ Boston Whaler to explore the islands, FAR FROM IT offers clean and elegant styling that caters to every taste.


MB III | 100′ Hargrave 2018 | Guests: 8 | Staterooms: 4 | Crew: 4

From: $55,000 per week plus expenses

Experts View: Perfect for four couples with a King Master, two VIP’s, and another King guest stateroom. Based in the Bahamas in the winter and Newport in the summer, MB III offers excellent volume for her size and price.

For information on upcoming shows or yacht appointments, please email

Maggie Vale is a Senior Charter Broker at Churchill Yacht Partners

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* Particulars are displayed in good faith and believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Weekly rates fluctuate per season and may be higher during your charter dates. They will be confirmed by our Charter Specialist during your selection process.